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Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy

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Introduction
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), or hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, is a group of inherited conditions that damage peripheral nerves.
Symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
The severity of the symptoms of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) can differ from person to person, even among relatives with the condition.
Causes of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is caused by mutations in the genes which are involved with the peripheral nerves.
Diagnosing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
During the initial stages of diagnosing Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), your GP will ask you about your symptoms and your family history.
Treating Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Treatment for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is based on rehabilitation techniques to help with your symptoms, and surgery to correct any deformities.
Complications of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) can cause a number of further health complications, and this condition may affect your lifestyle in general.